Please email me and we'll set up a time to talk. 


AARP FREE WEBINAR, "“Joy Unleashed: Lessons a Dog Taught an Unemployed Baby Boomer". You might not be able to teach an old dog new tricks but, if you’re a job seeker, you might be surprised what lessons you can learn from a puppy! Don’t miss our free webinar. Register & attend and you’ll get a free e-book from Career Coach Jean Baur:​

 Bella will be with me as I talk about "How Therapy Dogs Help Senior Staff and Residents." 415 Main Street. For information and to RSVP, email 

Waterford Public Library, June 3, 2017, 2-3:30PM, Waterford, CT. Please join Bella and me for a talk about my book, "Joy Unleashed:  The Story of Bella, the Unlikely Therapy Dog," and for a book signing after. Free and open to the public. For info call:  860-444-5805. Library is at 49 Rope Ferry Road. 

Southern CT State University, July 31, 2017, 11-12, New Haven, CT. Jean and Bella will be speaking to a class on healing, education, laughter and play. 

CT Author's Trail, Stonington Public Library, August 17, 2017, 5:30 PM, Stonington, CT. Get your passport stamped as part of this state-wide program and hear Jean speak about her book. Bella will be there and loves treats. Free and open to the public. Call 860-535-0658.​​

Milford Hospital Auxilary, September 16, 2917, 11-12, New Milford, CT. Jean will speak about her book, and why volunteering is a wonderful way to connect and give back. Bella will be there, too. 

PALA (PA Assisted Living Association), October 10, 2017, 10:30AM-Noon, Lancaster, PA. Jean and Bella have been invited back to PALA to share their story and lessons from the book. 

Westerly College Club, March 7, 2018, noon, Westerly, RI. Join Jean and Bella for a talk about the book, Q&A, and to purchase a signed copy of "Joy Unleashed."



SE CT Senior Network, May 10, 2017, 8-9:30AM, Crescent Point, Niantic, CT.

Fisher's Island Public School, NY, March 31, 2017.

Stonington High School, March 22, 2017, 9:30-10:45AM, Stonington, CT

Old Lyme Book Club, March 23, 2017, Old Lyme, CT. 

Welles-Turner Memorial Library, February 5, 2017, 2-3PM, Glastonbury, CT.

Ridgewood Public Library, Ridgewood, NJ, January 30, 2017, 7PM

Elm Street Books, New Canaan, CT, December 31, 12-2PM. 

The Elms, Westerly, RI, December 10, 2016, 11-12PM.

Bank Square Books, Mystic, CT, Sunday, Dec. 4, 1-3PM, 

Stonington Farmers Market, Stonington, CT, December 3, 10-1PM

Newtown Bookstop, Newtown, PA, November 19, 2016, 2PM.

Guilford Public LIbrary, Nov. 9, 2016, 7PM.

​Groton Public Library's Annual Authors' Festival, November 5, 2016, 12-3PM.

Academy Point, Mystic, CT. September 10, 4-5PM

Savoy Bookstore, Westerly, RI, September 14, 6PM.

Mystic-Noank Library, Mystic, CT, September  20, 7PM.

Connecticut College, October 7, 11-12PM.

Stonington Free Library, October 20, 2016, 5PM.



Take a look at the new article about Bella in The New London Day:


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